Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee - March 05, 2018
250 State Capitol
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Chair Stephenson called the meeting to order at 10:06 a.m.
Sen. Henderson moved to approve the minutes of the March 2, 2018 meeting.
S.B. 244 Tax Reform Provisions (Stephenson, H.)
Sen. Henderson assumed the chair.
Sen. Stephenson explained the bill with the assistance of Rebecca Rockwell, Utah State Tax Commission.
Sen. Stephenson moved to amend S.B. 244 with Amendment #1.
Sen. Fillmore moved to pass S.B. 244 out favorably.
Sen. Stephenson resumed the chair.
1st Sub. H.B. 148 Tax Revisions (Quinn, T.)
Rep. Quinn explained the bill.
Mr. Bill Tibbits, Associate Director, Crossroads Urban Center, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Bill Germundson, Social Justice Advocate, Crossroads Urban Center, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Dave Davis, President, Utah Food Industries Association, spoke to the bill.
Ms. Melissa Jensen, Outreach Manager, Utahns Against Hunger, spoke in favor of the bill.
Ms. Jean Hill, Government Liaison, Catholic Diocese, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Spencer Nitz, Research Analyst, Utah Taxpayers Association, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Sen. Henderson moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 148 out favorably.
H.B. 457 Consumer Ticket Protection Amendments (Wilson, B.)
Sen. Henderson explained the bill.
Ms. Lora Dooley, Senior Manager, North American Government Affairs, eBay, spoke to the bill.
Sen. Fillmore moved to pass H.B. 457 out favorably.
1st Sub. H.B. 462 Homeless Services Amendments (Eliason, S.)
Rep. Eliason explained the bill.
Ms. Rachel Otto, Director of Government Relations, Utah League of Cities and Towns, spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. David Spatafore, Lobbyist, Holliday, South Jordan, Midvale, and South Salt Lake, spoke to the bill.
Sen. Dabakis moved to pass 1st Substitute H.B. 462 out favorably.
H.B. 441 Settlement Agreement Amendments (Knotwell, J.)
Sen. Fillmore explained the bill.
Sen. Fillmore moved to pass H.B. 441 out favorably.
Sen. Henderson moved to adjourn.
Chair Stephenson adjourned the meeting at 11:50 a.m.
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